MPSC CDPO Eligibility Criteria 2022: Check Nationality, Age Relaxation, Qualification, Attempts

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Dec 18, 2021Maharashtra CDPO Exam 2022, Check Latest Update, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus and other details
Maharashtra CDPO Exam 2022, Check Latest Update, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus and other details
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MPSC CDPO Eligibility Criteria 2022

Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) sets the eligibility criteria for the MPSC CDPO exam. Candidates/ aspirants who want to apply for the post of CDPO must first check and confirm whether the various criteria under MPSC CDPO eligibility have been met. Candidates can proceed to fill MPSC CDPO application after fulfilling the eligibility criteria. Candidates must go through the eligibility requirements and fill in the application form. The application is rejected due to non-compliance with the MPSC CDPO eligibility criteria, and the candidature is canceled if any discrepancies are found in the details provided.

Those who meet the eligibility conditions can fill the MPSC CDPO application forms. The MPSC will conduct MPSC CDPO 2022 exam to select eligible candidates for the Child Development Project Officer (CDPO) in Maharashtra. MPSC CDPO is one of the most coveted jobs in the Maharashtra government and a dream job for millions of aspirants across the state. Check the MPSC CDPO age limit, educational qualification, physical fitness criteria, and eligibility information.

MPSC CDPO Exam Overview

The MPSC candidates can refer to the table given below to overview the MPSC CDPO Exam.

MPSC CDPO Exam Overview

Exam Name


MPSC Official website

Conducting Body

Maharashtra Public Services Commission (MPSC)

Mode of Application


Mode of Exam


Basic Eligibility


Job Location

All over Maharashtra 

MPSC CDPO Age Limit & Age Relaxation

The MPSC sets a certain age limit for the applicants who apply for the CDPO post.

The date mentioned in the MPSC CDPO advertisement should not be more than 38 years for non-backward class candidates and not more than 43 years for backward class candidates.

  • Minimum Age Limit: 18 Years
  • Maximum Age Limit: 38 Years

Age Relaxation

In the case of regular employees in government service, the upper age limit is relaxed after 10 years. However, only one concession will be available to the backward class employees in the government service as government employees for only 10 years instead of the age limit concession of their backward class candidates.

The following table gives detailed information about the post-wise age limit & age relaxation for the MPSC CDPO exam.


Post Name

Minimum Age Limit

Maximum Age Limit

Proficient players

Disabled candidates




MPSC CDPO Exam 2021







  • The age limit for ex-servicemen, emergency, and short service officers will be 43 years.
  • The age limit shall not be relaxed in any case other than the age limit specified by the Commission.

MPSC CDPO Salary Structure 2022

MPSC CDPO 2022 Educational Qualification

The MPSC has laid down some educational qualifications to comply with the MPSC CDPO eligibility criteria. Candidates aiming to apply for the MPSC CDPO Exam should meet the Educational Criteria listed below.

  • Candidates must have a bachelor's or master's degree in Arts, Science, Commerce, Agriculture, Law, Social Work, Psychology, Home Science, or Nutrition from a statutory university or any other qualification recognized by the government to be equivalent.
  • As per the service admission rules and government letter, the educational qualification in the branch of medicine and engineering will not be eligible for the CDPO post.
  • There is no minimum limit of marks for filling the MPSC CDPO Application Form 2022.
  • Candidates applying for the MPSC CDPO exam need to be able to read, write and speak Marathi.

MPSC CDPO Syllabus 2022

MPSC CDPO Nationality Criteria 2022

Nationality is one of the important criteria; candidates need to check before applying for the MPSC CDPO exam. The following are the nationality criteria for the MPSC CDPO exam:

  • The candidate must be an Indian citizen. 
  • The candidate must be required to have Maharashtra Domicile Certificate. 
  • Candidates from other than India will not be eligible.

Maharashtra CDPO Exam Pattern 2022

MPSC CDPO 2022 Physical Criteria

The MPSC has not declared any physical eligibility for the MPSC CDPO Examination. Therefore, there is no requirement of any physical qualification for the candidates for the MPSC CDPO Examination.

Check MPSC CDPO Cutoff 2022

MPSC CDPO 2022 Number of Attempts

The MPSC commission has issued the notice regarding the number of attempts in the MPSC CDPO Exam. The number of attempts in each category is listed in the following table:


No. of Attempts


6 Attempts only


No Limit


9 Attempts only

MPSC CDPO 2022 Selection Process

The MPSC CDPO consists of 2 stages during their recruitment process, which candidates must complete through the MPSC CDPO exam pattern. The 2 stages are:

  • Stage 1: Written Exam
  • Stage 2: Interview

It is essential to ensure that the candidates applying for the MPSC CDPO exam fulfill the eligibility criteria, or their application form will be rejected. The commission is expected to release the MPSC CDPO official notification soon. This was everything you would need to know about the MPSC CDPO Eligibility Criteria. Keep following our page to receive all the updates on the MPSC CDPO exam.

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What is the age limit for MPSC CDPO Exam?

  • The age limit for general candidates is between 18 and 38 years. Some relaxation is provided for reserved categories.

Is Marathi compulsory for appearing in the MPSC CDPO exam?

  • Yes, the Marathi language is mandatory for those who want to sit for the MPSC CDPO exam.

What is the education qualification needed for an MPSC CDPO Exam?

  • Candidates must have a bachelor's or master's degree in Arts, Science, Commerce, Agriculture, Law, Social Work, Psychology, Home Science, or Nutrition from a statutory university or any other qualification recognized by the government to be equivalent.

How many years of experience is needed for the MPSC CDPO post?

  • No prior experience is required for MPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022.

What is the probation period for MPSC CDPO?

  • After passing the MPSC CDPO exam, the candidate needs to spend two years on probation. During the probation period, candidates understand the functioning, roles, responsibilities, and duties of the Post.